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Anne Summers likens sexist Clinton badges to treatment of Julia Gillard

SBS - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
"I guess they've got a limited imagination, because they keep recycling literally the same material over and over. The KFC imagery was used against Hillary Clinton in 2008, and then was used against Julia Gillard in 2012, so that's been around for a ...

Labor MPs circle the health portfolio as Bill Shorten ponders the extent of his reshuffle

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
A separate source said Ms Plibersek, who spent two years as health minister under Julia Gillard and gets to choose her portfolio as deputy leader, was being encouraged by "friends" in caucus to return to the post.

Ballarat's Prime Ministers Avenue can't afford to keep up with the quick succession of leaders

ABC Online - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
With the recent brutality of Australian politics, which has seen five prime ministers dispatched from office in almost as many years, the money ran out after Australia's first female prime minister, Julia Gillard. The Prime Ministers Avenue, found in ...
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Gillard Considers Beating Rudd To Secretary General For The Hell Of It

SBS - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
As former prime minister Kevin Rudd attempts to rally support around his bid for Secretary General of the United Nations, sources are suggesting that Julia Gillard is preparing a rival bid purely for the hell of it. “Why not?” Gillard was reported to ...
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Clinton's veep pick: It's Kaine, because he's able

ABC Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sure. But good men. Good politics. Bruce Wolpe was on the Democratic staff in Congress in President Obama's first term. He is a supporter of Hillary Clinton's campaign.

How VET FEE-HELP debt went from costing taxpayers $325m to $3b

The Border Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Karen Andrews is the fourth vocational education minister in the past year. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen. Former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan says no such unit existed when he was deputy to prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd. Photo: Stefan Postles.
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Royal Commission: full circle to the Hunter

Newcastle Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
... 2012, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will shortly open proceedings in Newcastle - the city that more than any other convinced former prime minister Julia Gillard to heed the call for this long-overdue ...

When Romeo met Shaz

Newcastle Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
There might have been wars, disasters and a full-blown Tony Abbott “Julia Gillard carbon tax broken promise” imbroglio going on, but in the wild crazy love world of Romeo and Shazza it was all rainbows, twittering birds, harps, cupids, slow walks on ...

Kathy Jackson wrong to claim credit for Craig Thomson's scalp

The Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
But Jackson did not leak the story that kicked off the HSU scandal on Thomson, whose vote in parliament became crucial to Julia Gillard's one-seat Labor government majority after 2010. The real source confirmed that the motive for exposing Thomson was ...
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Republicans in Cleveland: We have seen this play before

ABC Online - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The past is prelude here; 2016 should not be that different from 1964. Bruce Wolpe was on the Democratic staff in Congress in President Obama's first term.
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Meet Bill Shorten's newest shadow ministers

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
First appointed to the Senate in 2013, the 32-year-old travelled on Mr Shorten's bus during the election campaign and helped Kevin Rudd roll Julia Gillard as prime minister. Labor Senator Sam Dastyari arrives for the Labor caucus meeting at Parliament ...
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Reshuffle revolt: MPs threaten to abandon Libs

The New Daily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
While he once wielded the numbers to depose Kevin Rudd and then Julia Gillard, the Labor leader has become deeply dependent on other factional warlords to wrangle the votes.

Penalty rates are strangling small business

The Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Julia Gillard, as industrial relations minister, selected Victoria's Sunday penalty rate regime as the benchmark, forcing a rise in costs for business in Queensland, NSW and South Australia, where penalties were 50 per cent less.

When times get tough women take the lead

Bendigo Advertiser - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Look at the names: Joan Kirner (Victoria), Kristina Keneally (NSW), Annastacia Palaszczuk (Queensland), Julia Gillard (federal) and now in Britain we see Theresa May replacing David Cameron as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at a particularly ...

Violence against women: the Price is wrong

Independent Australia - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Another shock jock, Alan Jones, made comments about putting Prime Minister Julia Gillard in a chaff bag and dumping her out at sea.

World Heritage Centre link to Gillard's Tasmanian wilderness 'deal'

The Australian - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
UNESCO's World Heritage Centre has been pulled into a brewing storm over whether former Greens leader Bob Brown used the Tasmanian Wilderness Area expansion as a bargaining chip to deliver minority government to Julia Gillard. A freedom of ...

The ins and outs of Malcolm Turnbull's expanded cabinet

The Saturday Paper (subscription) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Just ask Julia Gillard. Hanging on to the crook Craig Thomson did her minority government irreparable damage. Budget repair and same sex-marriage are just two potential landmines that could blow up the government.
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Don't write off cunning Kev

The West Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
He then combined it with Julia Gillard's internal party support to topple Kim Beazley and then Howard. The speed with which the Kevin07 chemistry evaporated belied its fragility.
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Federal election 2016: PM needs stability to escape Gillard's fate

The Australian - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The 45th parliament will be a difficult one, but it doesn't have to be as divisive as the 43rd parliament was for Julia Gillard. Those were truly difficult times, in the wake of the unprecedented move of ousting a first-term prime minister, only to ...
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The plebiscite is a reality and marriage equality supporters need to start the campaign to win it

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
... leaders of the campaign to accept that politics is the art of the possible, and now it is time to focus on winning a national plebiscite.